• Stars go 1-1 to open up Region 4C Tourney

    | Published on August 8, 2022 at 3:23pm CDT

    The Starbuck Stars amateur baseball team opened up the Region 4C Tourney with a win and loss this past weekend in Spicer.  The Stars routed Willmar in the opening round, Saturday, 11-1, but fell into the consolation bracket with a 9-2 loss to Bird Island, Sunday. The Stars, who are 17-7 overall, including a 10-4 record… Read More

  • Soccer team set to open up season Aug. 27

    | Published on August 8, 2022 at 3:22pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys’ soccer team is set to open up action at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27 at home against Heritage Christian.  The team has eight home matches and six matches on the road during the regular-season before opening up the playoffs Oct. 11. The Lakers are coming off a 9-6 season from a year… Read More

  • Looking forward to the future in Pope County

    | Published on August 8, 2022 at 3:20pm CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter Minnewaska Area High School and Pope County, here I come!  I am so much looking forward to joining the team at the Pope County Tribune and covering Minnewaska Area High School sports. First of all, thank you to former sports editor Mark Beasley for welcoming me to the community… Read More

  • Minnesota Starwatch for August

    | Published on August 8, 2022 at 3:19pm CDT

    By Deane Morrison  In the predawn sky, four planets—Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn—are still strung in that order from left to right. But now the line of planets stretches all the way across the sky.  Venus dazzles from low in the northeast. Mars and Jupiter begin the month well up in the southeast and south, respectively, with… Read More

  • Winners from Magic Mile and 5K-10K

    | Published on August 8, 2022 at 3:18pm CDT

    5K-10K winners 5K race results: (114 runners, 56 men, 58 women) Men’s top-3: Ben Olson, Mpls. 14:40 Brady Andrews, Monte 18:31 Blake Andrews, Monte 19:16 Women’s top-3: Kylie Nelson, Lino Lakes, 19:59 Brooklyn Herrick, UA 20:32 Hailey Werk, Donnelly 20:35 10K race results: (40 runners, 19 men, 21 women) Men’s top-3: Aaron French, Alex, 37:11 Johnathan Bretsch, Frederick, SD, 38:26 Mike New, UA 39:19 Women’s top-3: Rachel Hedlin,… Read More

  • Waterama tennis winners

    | Published on August 8, 2022 at 3:17pm CDT

    Men’s Doubles:   1st-Carter LaMont/Michael Janes;  2nd-Tate Reichmann/Alex Draeger Mixed Doubles:   1st-Annika Randt/Joe Plachy;  2nd-Danielle Thorfinnson/Christian Corditas 15U Boys’ singles:  1st-Jowell Gamez; 2nd-Donovan Rousu 15U Girls’ Singles:  1st-Autumn Kron; 2nd-Corrine Olson 18U Girls’ Singles:  1st-Anna Fiemeyer;  2nd-Ronnie Claire Noska 18U Boys’ Singles:  1st-Cole Haabala; 2nd-Nick Salonen Men’s Singles:  1st-Josh Mohagen; 2nd-Tate Reichmann

  • Stars beat Paynesville, then Atwater to earn top seen in Region 4C

    | Published on August 1, 2022 at 1:37pm CDT

    The Starbuck Stars won two games on Sunday, beating Paynesville 6-5 and then defeating Atwater 4-1 to become the County Line League champions. In the first game of the day, the Stars trailed Paynesville 5-4 in the bottom of the eighth inning when Andrew Toop singled to score two runs and that was all they needed… Read More

  • Starbuck Jr. Legion team drops to Morris, NL-S

    | Published on August 1, 2022 at 1:35pm CDT

    The Starbuck Junior Legion baseball team fell to Morris 3-5 at Marthaler Field last Tuesday and then dropped another close one to New London-Spicer 2-3 to end their playoff hopes. At the home field, Starbuck stayed in the game until the end, but Morris pulled away late in the game.  Morris trailed 3-2 in the top… Read More

  • Junior Laker Summer Swim team

    | Published on August 1, 2022 at 1:34pm CDT

    Twenty-eight boys and girls participated in the Junior Laker Summer Swim team. This year’s team coaches were Linda Hoffmann and Elizabeth Murken. “The swimmers learned 4 competitive swim strokes, starts and turns. They ended their season hosting a swim meet to showcase their talents,” said Coach Linda Hoffmann. “The parents and relatives also swam against… Read More

  • Meeting for participants, families, coaches of all fall sports is set for this Wednesday, Aug. 3 at MAHS

    | Published on August 1, 2022 at 1:33pm CDT

    Although the Laker fall seasons don’t begin until Monday, August 15, Minnewaska Area Schools Activities Director Phil Johnsrud sent a letter to MAS district families notifying them of a fall sports meeting set for Wednesday, Aug. 3. “I want to make sure our Laker families are aware of our fall sports meeting that will take place… Read More

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